SANAA, President Mahdi al-Mushat on Tuesday met with Minister of Industry and Trade Abdulwahab al-Durra, who briefed him on the ministry's efforts in providing commodities and controlling markets before the holy month of Ramadan.
The meeting dealt with the situation of the industrial sector and aspects related to investment as well as providing land for the industrial zone in Bani Matar area in Sanaa province.
In the meeting, the president directed the ministry to intensify efforts, field visits, prepare plans to control the markets, provide food commodities and control the prices, especially with the advent of the month of Ramadan to serve the citizen and protect him from any manipulation or exploitation.
He also directed the Ministry of Industry and Trade to provide domestic gas and take precautions to meet the increase demand for this material during the holy month, noting the concrete efforts played by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and their employees during the last period.
For his part, the Minister of Industry and Trade presented during the meeting the plan of the campaigns launched before the month of Ramadan to protect the consumer.
He reviewed the plan to provide food stocks for the next four months and the flow of food commodities in all commercial markets according to the price list issued by the ministry and according to the highest standards of quality in force.
During the meeting, the President of al-Mashat was briefed on the preparations being made for the establishment of competition for inventors, entrepreneurs and innovators.
The President of al-Mashat directed to support, sponsor and fund the competition, to sponsor its pioneers, as well as to the adoption of their projects in cooperation with the Fund to develop skills.
Source: Yemen News Agency